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– Record-breaking 2017 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB
– Massive crowds savour spectacular World Championship show
– Sébastien Ogier, M-Sport and Elfyn Evans all crowned in Wales
– Early October date confirmed for 2018

The stars aligned to produce an incredible 2017 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB. The autumnal weather was kind, the legendary Welsh forest tracks were in perfect condition and the new generation of more powerful WRC cars drew in fans from around the world. Read More »

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The ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) was well represented on last weekend’s penultimate round of the World Rally Championship, Dayinsure Wales Rally GB.

Crews from the championship have won the National event for the past four years, with 2016 winners Bruce McCombie and Michael Coutts heading this year’s entry list in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX. John Wink and John Forrest (Hyundai i20 R5), Simon Hay and Calum Jaffray (Mitsubishi Evo VI) and Alasdair Graham and Laura Stuart (Mitsubishi Evo IX) also all featured among the top seeds. Read More »

Brackley’s Callum Black overcame one of the toughest events in the World Rally Championship to finish last weekend’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB. Black, in his first ever WRC event, guided his 586 Group backed Ford Fiesta R5 to 30th overall and 18th in RC2.

Fresh from a giant-killing season in the BTRDA Rally Series where he finished runner-up in the championship, the 26-year-old headed to Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship where he would make his inaugural outing on the world stage. Read More »

Second on the Wales Rally GB Power Stage, Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle once again illustrated the progress made by the Citroën C3 WRC on gravel. The Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT crew finished the rally in seventh place overall.

Sunday’s third and final leg of Wales Rally GB was something of a sprint finish, featuring five stages over a competitive distance of just 42km. The route included two runs on Alwen (SS17/SS20) and Brenig (SS18/SS21), split by a single pass on Gwydir (SS19). Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates overcomes a host of dramas to secure a finish at Britain’s round of the World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB.

In his second FIA World Rally Championship event this month, British rally driver Rhys Yates managed to secure a finish at his home round, Dayinsure Wales Rally GB last weekend (26-29 October), despite suffering a frustrating chain of events which kept him out of the WRC2 category challenge for honours. Read More »

– Sebastien Ogier takes his fifth world title
– Elfyn Evans seals his first win at Wales Rally GB
– Red Bull TV guest reporter Nicky Grist was there to watch it all
– Catch all the dramatic action for free on Red Bull TV

Third place on Dayinsure Wales Rally GB delivered Frenchmen Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia their fifth driver’s and co-driver’s title – putting them second in the all-time WRC rankings – while their M-Sport team also celebrated winning the constructors’ title for the first time in 10 years. Read More »

– Elfyn Evans makes history with popular win in Wales
– First victory for a British driver on home turf since 2000
– M-Sport crowned Manufacturers’ Champions
– Sébastien Ogier seals fifth Drivers’ title
– Huge crowds flock to the forests to witness the action Read More »

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) congratulates MSA Academy graduates Elfyn Evans and Daniel Barritt on scoring their maiden victory in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) and becoming the first British crew to win Dayinsure Wales Rally GB in 17 years.

Evans and Barritt flew through the legendary Welsh forests to become the event’s first home winners since Richard Burns and Robert Reid in 2000. Read More »

– Welshman leads in Wales as WRC event gets underway in earnest
– Tens of thousands line classic stages to cheer on home favourite
– Championship battle intensifies with little to choose between title-chasing trio
– Family-friendly RallyFest and after-dark challenge on the agenda for Saturday
– Tickets still available for all remaining speed tests Read More »

– Dayinsure Wales Rally GB curtain-raiser captivates enthusiastic fans
– World champion leads the way on opening speed test
– Local hero Elfyn Evans on the pace as he chases home success
– Tickets still on sale for three thrilling days of forest-based action

Thousands of enthusiastic fans packed Tir Prince Raceway in County Conwy on the 26 October, as the FIA World Rally Championship stars and cars lit up the night skies with a spectacular start to the 2017 edition of Dayinsure Wales Rally GB. Read More »